|BONHAMS 3RD ANNUAL SCOTTSDALE AUCTION THE BEST YET, WITH MULTIPLE RECORDS MADE, STRONG SELL-THROUGH RATE AND NEARLY $25-MILLION ACHIEVED|
|Bonhams' third annual auction during the Scottsdale Car Week was a smashing success, nearly doubling last year's total and quadrupling that of the first year.
Held on Thursday, January 16th under warm and clear desert skies at the beautiful Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, the anticipated auction exceeded pre-sale expectations. Buyers from around the world filled the sales tent to capacity with many more bidders participating online and by telephone.
The viewing atmosphere on the lawns was re...[Read more...]|
|SEMA SHOW: MOTHERS® SHINE AWARD PRESENTED TO 1969 FORD TORINO TALLADEGA 'GPT SPECIAL'|
|Everything is bigger and brighter in Las Vegas, NV and here at the SEMA Show the Mothers® Shine Award is one of the brightest and most coveted achievements within the car builders' community. As always, the 13th annual edition of the Shine Award was selected from, no less than, hundreds of the world's premier cars on display at the most anticipated aftermarket industry event of the year. An international panel of respected members of the automotive world, including seasoned builders, paint speci...[Read more...]|
|GMC PICKUPS 101: BUSTING MYTHS OF TRUCK AERODYNAMICS|
|• 2014 Sierra gains fuel economy, quietness from time in wind tunnel|
DETROIT – The all-new 2014 Sierra full-size pickup truck spent more development time in a wind tunnel than any GMC pickup before it, resulting in design changes that benefit both fuel efficiency and interior quietness.
To achieve improved airflow, aerodynamic engineers like Diane Bloch examined every millimeter of the truck to find areas of improvement, debunking some popular myths along the way.
To study...[Read more...]
|Barrett-Jackson Announces Featured Vehicles Scheduled To Cross The Block At Upcoming Palm Beach Auction|
|The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ to Offer an Array of Collector Cars April 4-6, 2013
Scottsdale, Ariz. – (March 27, 2013) – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today some of the unique feature vehicles that will cross the block at its upcoming 11th annual Palm Beach auction, scheduled to take place at the South Florida Fairgrounds, April 4-6, 2013.
Approximately 400 classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, resto-mods and conte...[Read more...]|
|Bonhams Inaugural sale: Preserving The Automobile at the Simeone Foundation|
|New York, NY – On October 8th, 2012 Bonhams conducted Preserving the Automobile: An Auction at the Simeone Foundation, the first ever auction to promote the concept of preservation of collector cars. The sale, which took place on site and in collaboration with The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, a vintage car museum in Philadelphia, PA, was a resounding success, totaling just under $3.0 million.
Highlights of the sale included:
• The 26,500 mile, 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona...[Read more...]|